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Title
Serenade
Additional title: Half a King. Serenade. [uniform title]
Additional title: The owl in the belfry is wooing his love with tu whit and tu whoo. [first line]
Names
Engländer, Ludwig, 1853-1914 (Composer)
Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936 (Lyricist)
Wilson, Francis (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Serenading
Love songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Francis' Wilson's comic opera success produced at the Knickerbocker Theatre, N.Y. Includes list of published songs.
Content: Summary: As various animals in nature court one another, so should you be my queen because I love you.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by Ludwig Engländer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21757455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 995d6b40-c591-012f-d2f3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1914: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Serenade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16dd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Serenade" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 29, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16dd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Serenade Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16dd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Serenade